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Casting calls in Chicago

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The following is a list of movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles in the Chicago area and reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)

"CHIRAQ"

Males and females, 50-65 years old, to play protestors June 30 and July 1. Details

African-American boys and girls 8-14 years old for June 29. Details

FOX'S "EMPIRE"

Males, 25-45 years old, to play Riot Police June 29-31 in Chicago and Maywood. Details

ABC'S "THE BACHELOR"

Single males and females 21 or older who are looking for "true love." Casting call is July 11 at Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago hotel. Details

NBC'S "FIRST DATES"

Single males and females 18-65 who are looking for love. Ellen DeGeneres-produced show is scheduled to begin filming in a Chicago restaurant in July. Details

Single males and females to serve as extras in restaurant and real bartenders and servers to work in restaurant. Details

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